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Keir Starmer hails ‘incredible’ Blackpool election win

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Watch: Keir Starmer hails ‘incredible’ Blackpool election win

Sir Keir Starmer has hailed Labour’s “incredible” victory in the Blackpool South local election.

Visiting Blackpool on Friday (3 May), following Labour’s win, Sir Keir said victory in Blackpool South was “truly historic” and the “most important result” nationally.

Meanwhile, Britain’s top polling guru Professor Sir John Curtice said the election “could be one of the worst, if not the worst, Conservative performances in local government elections of the last forty years.

Asked if the results were “catastrophic” for the Tories, Sir John said: “Not far from it”.

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